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How to press flowers

Pressing flowers and/or leaves is a fairly simple process, you just have to be a little bit patient! 1) Use absorbent paper like newspaper or paper towel. Don’t use paper with an embossed pattern as that will give a waffle … Continue reading

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Fresh Flowers, from a vending machine?

You have to admit, it’s a novel idea. Just pop your credit card in the vending machine, choose a bouquet and voila! You have a ready made bouquet to give to a loved one… In Shanghai, China an entrepreneur has … Continue reading

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New Flower Varieties for 2014

It’s a new year & that means new flower varieties! Here are my top picks for this year… harrisseeds.com provenwinners.com ngb.org thompson-morgan.com These are my personal favourites, what are yours? Let me know in the comments!  

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Guest Post: Innovative Birthday Floral Arrangements

Flowers are an excellent gift to make a certain someone feel special. Are you interested in offering your friends or folks flowers on their birthday? The type of flower or arrangement you should choose can be based on various criteria … Continue reading

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2013 – Year in Review

Fun Flower Facts  2013 – A Review According to WordPress… The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take … Continue reading

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Flowers on the moon…

Not yet, but it’s coming! In 2015 scientists are planning on sending some seeds to the moon to study the germination of plants in lunar gravity & radiation on the moon. They will be creating a self contained habitat and … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: Portulaca

I love this annual, in fact it made it into my favourite new varieties for both 2011 and 2012! 2011 – Portulaca, Duet Hawaiian Rose     2012 – Portulaca, Happy Hour Coconut As you can see, same plant, completely different … Continue reading

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Flowers & Literature: Books with Flowers in the Title

If you haven’t figured it out yet, we are obsessed with flowers here at Fun Flower Facts. We love flowers and we’re not alone. Flowers are definitely a source of inspiration for many songwriters, photographers, screenwriters, artists, designers, and of … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Happy Halloween! This spooky holiday, which is celebrated on October 31st, isn’t just for kids that want to dress up and go trick or treating! Adults can have fun, too! Here are some ways you can celebrate Halloween (all of … Continue reading

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Learn to Make a Halloween Flower Arrangement

We can’t contain our excitement! Halloween is just a day away! Have you carved your pumpkin yet? Have you decorated your home yet? Don’t worry, there’s still time! Decorating your home will get you in the Halloween spirit. And all … Continue reading

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